The table below looks at the statistics for 3GPP skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3GPP over the 3 months to 11 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)
Rank - 434 408
Contract jobs citing 3GPP 0 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London - 0.022% 0.043%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.18% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 9
Median daily rate - £538 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.52%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £463 £350
% change year-on-year
- +32.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.50 -
3GPP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2777 2809 3083
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.93% 12.51% 13.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1854 1870 2104
Median daily rate £438 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 87 82
Median hourly rate £32.50 £24.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.41% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.65 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

3GPP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing 3GPP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

3GPP Jobs Demand Trend in London

3GPP
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing 3GPP across the London region.

3GPP Daily Rate Trend in London

3GPP
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing 3GPP across the London region.

3GPP Hourly Rate Trend in London

3GPP
Top 17 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing 3GPP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for 3GPP.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) ATM
1 1 (100.00%) GSM
1 1 (100.00%) UMTS
1 1 (100.00%) WCDMA
1 1 (100.00%) Nokia
1 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) UTRAN
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) RNC
1 1 (100.00%) Mandarin Language
1 1 (100.00%) HSPA
1 1 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (100.00%) Node B
1 1 (100.00%) Software Audit

3GPP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) ATM
1 1 (100.00%) GSM
1 1 (100.00%) HSPA
1 1 (100.00%) Node B
1 1 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (100.00%) RNC
1 1 (100.00%) UMTS
1 1 (100.00%) UTRAN
1 1 (100.00%) WCDMA
General
1 1 (100.00%) Mandarin Language
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) RAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) Software Audit
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Nokia